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    OCE and SOSCIP launch final round of Smart Computing R&D Challenge

    Nov 26, 2015OCE and SOSCIP launch final round of Smart Computing R&D Challenge
    After a highly successful first round of funding, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the SOSCIP consortium are launching a second and final round of the Smart Computing R&D Challenge.
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    World leading energy technology makes debut

    Nov 25, 2015World leading energy technology makes debut
    A first-of-its-kind system that uses the vast depths of Lake Ontario to boost Toronto’s energy supply is being hailed as a major breakthrough in the area of energy storage. Representatives of Toronto-based start-up Hydrostor, Toronto Hydro and OCE – which supported the energy project from the outset – gathered last week to celebrate the official launch of the exciting new technology.

OCE In The News

  • November 27, 2015 – Brampton GuardianCompetition offers start-up cash to high school students with business idea

    Peel high school students are being encouraged to show off their entrepreneurial side and submit a business pitch in an annual province-wide competition.
    The fourth annual Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch competition – which is organized in partnership between the Province and Ontario Centres of Excellence –has high school students pitching a business idea via a two-minute video. The pitches will be evaluated by judges pulled from the business community and the public can vote for their favourite online.

  • November 27, 2015 – Northumberland ViewOntario Helping Young Entrepreneurs Kick-Start Own Business

    Ontario is fostering entrepreneurship among high school students by supporting the 4th annual 'Young Entrepreneurs, Make Your Pitch' competition.
    The competition - which is a partnership between the province and Ontario Centres of Excellence - challenges high school students to pitch their business ideas in a two-minute video that are evaluated by judges from the business community. The public can also vote for the best pitch online.